Xinjiang uses high-speed trains for shopping festival parcel delivery URUMQI. KAZINFORM - Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has used high-speed trains for the delivery of online orders for the «Singles' Day» shopping festival. The occasion, which is being marked on Wednesday, is similar to «Black Friday» in Western countries, Xinhua reports.
ANSA: We’re trying to avoid a total lockdown, says Italian PM Conte ROME. KAZINFORM - Premier Giuseppe Conte has said his government is doing everything it can to combat the spread of COVID-19 while averting another «total lockdown» like the one Italy endured during the first wave of the coronavirus, ANSA reports.
Coronavirus speeded up transformation of mass media – UNA Head of Foreign Affairs NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Hazem Abdo, Head of Foreign Affairs and Supervisor of Media Delegations Program of the Union of News Agencies (UNA), believes that coronavirus has speeded up transformation of mass media, Kazinform reports.
Nedovyesov and Golubev win first match of Cary Challenger men’s doubles CARY. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan’s doubles pair Aleksandr Nedovyesov and Andrey Golubev was victorious over a mixed duo of American Robert Galloway and Filipino Treat Huey in the first match of the Cary Challenger men’s doubles, Kazinform cites the National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan.
WHO reports record growth in coronavirus cases over week GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The number of coronavirus cases grew globally over the past week by more than 3.6 mln, which is the highest figure since the beginning of the pandemic. The number of deaths increased by more than 54,000, which is 9,000 more than a week earlier, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Wednesday, TASS reports.
Kazakhstani serials to be aired in US, Canada, and LA countries NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The serials made by the national TV channel are to be released in the USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and the countries of Latin America, Lyazzat Tanysbay, Chairwoman of the Board of QAZAQSTAN, said during Astana Media Week 2020, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Number of lung ventilators up 46.4% in Turkestan rgn TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM – There are 600 infectious diseases and 340 quarantine beds for COVID-19 patients in Turkestan region, which can go up to 5,610, if needed, Marat Pashmirov, head of the regional health office, told during a briefing at the regional communications service, Kazinform reports.